Entry fee hike for World Heritage Monument

By | April 1, 2016

Enhancement of Entry fee at Centrally Protected Ticketed Monuments under Archaeological Survey of India

It has been decided to enhance the entry fee at 116 Centrally protected ticketed monuments under Archaeological Survey of India. The enhancement comes after a period of more than 15 years as the last increase took place in 2000.  The fee has been revised after calling for comments/suggestions from general public and in consultation with Ministry of Tourism, Tour Operators and Travel Associations.  The enhanced rates are at par with entry fee at monuments abroad.  The revised entry fee structure is as under:

Type of Visitor Existing entry fee Revised entry fee (w.e.f. 01.04.2016 Type of monuments
citizens of India and visitors from SAARC, visitors from BIMSTEC Countries and overseas citizens of          India Rs.10/- Rs.30/-

per head

World Heritage Monument
others (All Nationals other than from countries mentioned above) Rs.250/- Rs.500/-

per head

World Heritage Monument
citizens of India and visitors from SAARC countries, visitors from BIMSTEC Countries and overseas citizens of          India Rs.5/- Rs.15/-

per head

Other monument
others (All Nationals other than from countries mentioned above) Rs.100/- Rs.200/-

per head

Other monument

Primarily with the aim to enhance the tourism sector, a decision has also been taken to provide better facilities to tourists coming to ASI monuments. Accordingly better facilities in the form of free bottled water, wi-fi connectivity, mementoes and CDs with pictures and films of monuments would be offered to tourists purchasing high value tickets @ Rs 750/ and Rs 300/- at World Heritage monuments and Other Ticketed monuments respectively. This would also generate additional revenue for the exchequer. Further, separate queue would be provided for ticket holders of Rs.750/-, Rs.500/-, Rs.300/- and Rs.200/- for ensuring smooth entry to the monument.

The revised rates shall be effective from 01.04.2016

Source Ministry of Culture 01-April, 2016

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